Presented by John Forrest from Emmanuel Church,
Didsbury, Manchester. Jesus, Where'er Thy People Meet (Wareham). John 4, vv19-26. Jesu, the Very Thought of Thee (Bairstow). Lord Jesus Christ (Living Lord).
1/5. Stephanie Williams 's book brings to life the vanished world of her indomitable grandmother, Olga Yunter , born in a remote Siberian frontier town at the dawn of the Russian Revolution. Abridged by Miranda Davies and read by Sara Kestelman. Producer Emma Harding Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Accompanying book available for £18.00 (RRP £20.00) including p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate).
New series 1/6. The Ancient and Honourable
Society of Ratters leave London clubland behind and head for Yorkshire to experience the excitement of a real rat-hunt, masterminded by former miner Brian Oliver. But when he invites them back to his council semi, it's not quite what they are expecting. A series of snapshots of real lives in Britain today. Producer Laurence Grissell
3/6. When a disputed hole-in-one at the blind par three
12th threatens the future of the three-ball match made in heaven, Roger is forced to take desperate measures - and consults the rule book. Written by David Spicer.
Producer/Director Liz Anstee
Dark family secrets have led to murder - or have they? Has Stan killed his long-lost brother? What else may be revealed and who is the next victim? Written by Jimmie Chinn , starrinq Bernard Cribbins and Roy Barraclough.
Director Martin Jenkins
1/5. Antickes and Frets. Mary, Queen of Scots, embroiders a scheme to bring down the queen of England. Read by Haydn Gwynne and written by Susanna Clarke. The first in a selection of stories by contemporary authors. Abridger/Producer Elizabeth Allard
2/13. Ernie Rea presents more conversations with guests about the place of faith in today's complex world, teasing out the hidden truths behind the experiences, values and traditions of our lives. Producer Janet McLarty
New series 1/9. Rob Brydon , Chris Neil , Paul Merton and Clement Freud try not to repeat, hesitate or deviate from the subject given to them by chairman Nicholas Parsons in the return of the venerable and most pernickety of panel games. This edition comes from the Mermaid Theatre, London. Producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 1.30pm
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Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and the verdict on the film Festival, set among the comedians, actors and journalists hoping to make it at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and written and directed by Annie Griffin. Producer Timothy Prosser
1/5. Mouse. The first story, by Katie Hims , in a series that explores the ways humans relate to animals. Mouse's boyfriend gave her the name Mouse. She left him and now lives in a nasty bedsit with a real mouse.
Producer/Director Mary Peate Repeated from 10.45am
In 1884, one of Victorian Britain's strangest yet most socially influential experiments was launched. A band of highly privileged social reformers decided to live and work amid the squalor of London's East End in an attempt to connect the "two nations" of rich and poor, and change society forever. They called their Utopian community a settlement, and over the years, hundreds of settlements would spring up across the world. Historian
Richard Weight explores the history of this unique movement and its legacy. He also asks what relevance contemporary settlements have in today's Britain. Producer Tanya Datta
6/8. The Three Rs. In Britain, 20 per cent of adults are deemed to have problems with reading and writing.
Yet in Finland illiteracy is almost unknown, and Ireland has tackled its adult literacy problem by boosting spending on classes more than tenfold in eight years. Paul Henley explores the lessons that Ireland and Finland have to Offer the UK. Repeated from Thursday
New series 1/4. The Rocky Shore. For marine wildlife, Britain's rocky shore is top of the league in Europe, and the Gower rock pools in Wales are among the best. Lionel Kelleway encounters beasts great and small when he is taken on a magical tour of Gower by rock-pooling guru Pete Hayward. Producer Julian Hector
1/10. Nawja, born into a life of privilege in Sudan, only ever dreamed of creating a loving family like her own.
Now 40 and alone in London, she has come down in the world. Adjoa Andoh reads Leila Aboulela 's revealing and compassionate account of a woman who loses everything but finds new solace in her faith. Abridged by Sally MarmiOn. Producer DiSpeirs
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